moonlight flit

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moonlight flit

A hasty nighttime departure, typically done to avoid paying money that one owes. Primarily heard in UK. I can't afford the rent this month, so we need to make a moonlight flit!
See also: flit, moonlight
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RECENT stories in the Examiner in regard to the Hunter Group waste site have prompted this letter - it appears that once again Kirklees has been quite satisfied to let this matter run on and on until surprise, surprise the company has done a moonlight flit.
One landlord said that a previous tenant had done a moonlight flit owing several month's rent and the property was left in such a state that it had to be professionally cleaned, repaired and redecorated before he could rent it again.
One landlord said a previous tenant had done a moonlight flit owing several month's rent and the property was left in such a state it had to be professionally cleaned, repaired and redecorated before he could re-rent it.
As the story goes nana and grandad, Lizzie and Billie Graham, moved to Bulmer Street after doing a moonlight flit from Haverton Hil.
But as she pulls up in her flash new sports car on Friday and offers him the chance to do a moonlight flit with her, will Dennis be Thelma to Glo's Louise?
Some people may have been tempted to do a moonlight flit, and it remains to be seen what Sarah will find on this return visit.
Making his presence felt, Jim suggests he buy the Rovers, while Steve and Becky consider it and plan a moonlight flit, realising it's the only way they'll ever be free of Kylie and Tracy.
But Jean overhears, and jumps to conclusions, namely that the back-on couple are planning a moonlight flit from Albert Square.
MY husband took out loans I knew nothing about - but he didn't commit suicide, he just did a moonlight flit and left me to sort everything out.
That is, until her dysfunctional family does a moonlight flit and Vince finds a rain-sodden note left at the caravan door, which has become illegible.
IF Ulster's current carnival atmosphere of love, peace and harmony is bringing you down and you feel like doing a moonlight flit over the next seven days, then The Beautiful North feels obliged to offer three ways out.
Meanwhile, Steve and Becky, below, are planning a moonlight flit, realising it's the only way they'll ever be free of Kylie and Tracy.
Their daughter used to live here but she just disappeared, it was like a moonlight flit.
Their last confirmed sighting was when they did a moonlight flit two months ago from rented accommodation in Morecambe, Lancashire.
The gang then organised a moonlight flit and began concentrating on making forged Danish 500 Kroner notes.